BOONE, N.C. — Stephanie Billings ’92, of Greensboro, has been named executive director of alumni affairs at Appalachian State University. She will assume her role at Appalachian Wednesday, Oct. 16.
Billings earned her Bachelor of Science degree in business management from the university’s Walker College of Business. An active alumna, she has served as a member and former president of the Alumni Association. As president, Billings was also an ex officio member of Appalachian’s Board of Trustees and Board of Visitors. She was elected to the Appalachian State University Foundation Inc. Board of Directors in 2016.
“We are so very fortunate to bring Stephanie back to Appalachian,” said Dr. Randy Edwards, vice chancellor for university advancement. “Honestly, she never left! She has been a steadfast supporter of our university, donating tireless time and talent to advancing the university’s mission.”
Billings leaves her current position as director of information technology and membership services at the Greensboro Children’s Museum to join Appalachian. She has also operated a small consulting firm providing administrative and marketing support to local companies in the state’s Triad region. Additionally, she served as the chief financial officer for the Girl Scouts Tarheel Triad Council from 2000–02 and as the organization’s development director for four years prior.
Billings has been recognized in Triad Business Journal’s “40 Leaders Under 40,” an annual listing of top young professionals in the region; named a Paul Harris Fellow by The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International; and recognized for outstanding leadership and service to the Greensboro community by the Junior League of Greensboro.
She is married to alumnus Patrick William Billings ’92 and together they have two daughters, Victoria Billings and Olia Billings, both of whom attend Appalachian.
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About University Advancement
Appalachian State University’s Division of University Advancement supports and encourages the university’s mission by engaging alumni, friends and the greater community. University Advancement staff help connect these constituents with Appalachian through one-on-one contact and special programming, thereby securing the resources necessary to create the best possible learning environment for Appalachian students and to positively impact the community, region and state. The division incorporates the offices of Alumni Affairs, Development and the Appalachian State University Foundation Inc. Learn more at http://give.appstate.edu.
About Appalachian State University
As the premier public undergraduate institution in the Southeast, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls nearly 21,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.